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Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-17-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 472
Posted By LloydB
Re: Problem with the cutoff...

As you approach the cutoff, and attempt to empty
your bag, the weight of your drones presses into
the collapsing bag, partially maintaining pressure,
so your reeds continue to sound.
...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-31-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By LloydB
Re: Off-brand "Bagpipe Trend" set: Lawrie? Pakistani?

Two years back I rebuilt a set of 1943 (WWII production)
Lawrie's. It's all-*original* joints were all built up with an
off-gray very heavy thread. (It's a pain to re-do the joints,
because...
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 01-27-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By LloydB
Re: Shakespeare pipe lesson

*********

Were it could be that easy... In
The Merchant of Venice: Act 4 Scene 1] ...
'S'pere recognizes that the pipes are not
universally judged eloquent: ;-)

Some men there are love...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-21-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,833
Posted By LloydB
Forum: Beer Tent 11-30-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,997
Posted By LloydB
Re: Pelican 1510 Configuration

Are you sure that's not a waffle iron? :shrug: :)
Forum: Beer Tent 11-16-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By LloydB
Re: Mallet finger in the right hand pinkie

I do hope you've had it splinted the entire time.

Yes, had to deal with this, modified a plastic splint
with a cutout and "mole skin" in the cutout.

The gizmo worked "OK" :shrug: for birls,...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-21-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,235
Posted By LloydB
Re: Recommend a Kilt Shop?

AND... they do a great job on new ones.

J.Higgins also recently rebuilt a kilt for our band
that had been over-used by several members
(it looks new). A year back they adjusted
another for...
Forum: Reviews 10-04-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,728
Posted By LloydB
Re: Moose Camlock Chanter Cap

One of each, on two chanters, in my pipe case...

With a little (or slightly too much?) tightening,
the cam-lock will compress my hemp joint all
'round. Yep... eventually a loose joint.
...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-21-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,953
Posted By LloydB
Re: eBay Scammer, BEWARE - Henderson pipes

Oh, surely there must be an app for that? :shrug:
Forum: Beer Tent 08-31-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By LloydB
Re: The latest in Italian/Scottish cuisine: Highlander Crisps, Crunchy and Brave!

The "MacLloyd" wagers US$ .05
that the unrecorded origin is
prehistoric Peruvian ;-)
Forum: Beer Tent 08-30-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By LloydB
Re: The latest in Italian/Scottish cuisine: Highlander Crisps, Crunchy and Brave!

And not to divert 'too' much from the topic:

Mackie's Haggis Crisps
https://www.dropbox.com/s/zq1br1qin8f6vpk/Haggis%20Crisps.jpg?dl=0
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-25-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,943
Posted By LloydB
Re: eBay says Lawrie, what say you?

The somewhat 'extreme' taper of the
tuning chambers reminds me of some
Robertsons -- but not otherwise.
Forum: Beer Tent 08-20-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By LloydB
Re: STOLEN: Strathmore model 2a & extras, in JFK airport terminal

...hesitated to suggest this, but there have been
similar posts in the past...

Check in with the Custodian Staff at the airport
and with their trash pickup services. Rip-off types
sometimes...
Forum: Adult Pipers 07-01-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By LloydB
Re: Cataract surgery and piping

For the record, no waiting is
required. For each of mine
I waited until the eye-shield
could be discarded, but didn't
need to.
Forum: Beer Tent 06-26-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,208
Posted By LloydB
Re: Inveran shop pipe repairs

P/M Donaldson's business is in Wisconsin;
he relocated it from Scotland years ago.
Forum: Beer Tent 06-26-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,208
Posted By LloydB
Re: Inveran shop pipe repairs

P/M Donaldson's business is in Wisconsin;
he relocated it from Scotland years ago.

(Just to clarify.)
Forum: Beer Tent 05-24-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,545
Posted By LloydB
Re: I hate my bagpipes

Ah Yes! And the back story:
_____________________

One... Less... Drone to Master,
One... Less... Reed to Seat;
No Regrets... my Tuning's Faster,
No Damn Screamin'... What a Treat!

Cleaner...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 05-15-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By LloydB
Re: Trouble dating Lawrie catalogue

Nearly all sources put the R G Lawrie
retail site at 38 Renfield Street in 1940,
but here's one that dates the "New
Store Front" to February 1931.
...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-02-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,216
Posted By LloydB
Re: Another Ebay deal

Oh my! Without more info... Run away!

(But I do like Selbie's.)
Forum: Beer Tent 03-08-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By LloydB
Re: Wow, the pipes were hard to blow yesterday...

That looks exactly like my Crisler valve.
(Except for how it's tied on. ;-)
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 03-05-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,459
Posted By LloydB
Re: Photo: what bands?

2009: This might be the group, maybe not the year

https://www.dropbox.com/s/s40926fugezcolp/Toronto%20Easter%202009.jpg?dl=0
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 03-05-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,459
Posted By LloydB
Re: Photo: what bands?

Yes, Toronto, and very likely from the the annual
Toronto Beaches Lions Easter Parade

2010: a mixed tartan band

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ik1aw4ap416n4a7/Toronto%20Easter%202010.jpg?dl=0
...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-02-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By LloydB
Re: Remove shine from your Prince Chas lapels

Try doing a search on "removing shine from clothes"

Polyester (probably your 'satin') can be a problem,
but many of the hints resemble :
...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-11-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,789
Posted By LloydB
Re: Another Odd Duck Music Question...

This morning, woke up to a head full of
'Flower of Scotland', tune AND lyrics (Corries).

Do I have a winner? :thumb:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-10-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,215
Posted By LloydB
Re: Clamptite instead of hose clamps?

Will it fit in my sporran ? :shrug::willy:
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